What does neighbor mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neighbor, neighbournoun

    a person who lives (or is located) near another

  2. neighbor, neighbourverb

    a nearby object of the same kind

    "Fort Worth is a neighbor of Dallas"; "what is the closest neighbor to the Earth?"

  3. neighbor, neighbourverb

    live or be located as a neighbor

    "the neighboring house"

  4. neighbor, neighbourverb

    be located near or adjacent to

    "Pakistan neighbors India"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neighbornoun

    a person who lives near another; one whose abode is not far off

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  2. Neighbornoun

    one who is near in sympathy or confidence

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  3. Neighbornoun

    one entitled to, or exhibiting, neighborly kindness; hence, one of the human race; a fellow being

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  4. Neighboradjective

    near to another; adjoining; adjacent; next; neighboring

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  5. neighborverb

    to adjoin; to border on; tobe near to

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  6. neighborverb

    to associate intimately with

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  7. Neighborverb

    to dwell in the vicinity; to be a neighbor, or in the neighborhood; to be near

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. neighbor

    The man who knows more about you than you know about yourself.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. NEIGHBOR

    One who knows more about your affairs than yourself.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbor in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of neighbor in a Sentence

  1. Hesiod:

    A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing.

  2. Vicki Behenna:

    If these guys messed up, there are administrative ways to handle it. But we charge them with murder, these guys are put on multiple tours, and they’re stressed out. We’re fighting an enemy that has no uniform. These guys had no criminal record, I ’d have any of them as my neighbor, even living in my home. They’re phenomenal people. We second-guessed them and put them in prison.

  3. Pope Francis:

    All of us are asked, indeed urged, by Jesus to care for one another out of love ... Without looking to one side or the other to see what our neighbor is doing or not doing.

  4. Jacqueline Maloney:

    I would beg both Houses of Congress, I would beg the American people to please look around and understand that federal workers, we have a face — we have families, we might be a neighbor, your best friend, your best friend's mom, your aunt, your cousin. We are everywhere.

  5. Silicon Valley Apple , meanwhile:

    Being a good neighbor is extremely important to Facebook, it's not just about philanthropy but listening to and working with the larger community to improve and revitalize the local area we share. Facebook and its executives have donated hundreds of millions of dollars to over 50 local organizations, but we understand it's not just about money. Facebook's employees lead by example in sharing time, knowledge and access.

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